Elton John raises $4 million at annual fall charity bash with help from Sheryl Crow

Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty ImagesElton John’s AIDS Foundation held its annual Fall Gala Monday night in New York City, and the star-studded event raised just under $4 million for the cause.

Sheryl Crow provided the entertainment for the evening, which was hosted by Gayle King. A live auction was also held, with prizes ranging from a Tony Bennett painting, to a David LaChappelle photo of Elton, to a series of 12 prints created by Elton’s songwriting partner Bernie Taupin to celebrate their 50-year partnership. Each print was signed by both Elton and Bernie.

Elton told the attendees that all the …read more

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